LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Marc Leishman left his clubs in the garage during his week break from the FedEx Cup playoffs and it didn't make a difference. He had 10 birdies in his opening round of 9-under 62 and built a two-shot lead over Jason Day and Charley Hoffman on Thursday in the BMW Championship.
Leishman finished third two weeks ago at the TPC Boston and moved to No. 7 in the FedEx Cup. His goal is to get into the top five going into the final event at the Tour Championship.
Day is playing for the first time since using a high school friend as his caddie. After a rugged start, he was 7 under over his final 11 holes for a 64.
Jordan Spieth had a bogey-free 65, while Phil Mickelson shot 66.
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